Check and Delivery Completed Jinsha Treasures Visiting Wuhan
In response to national strategy of “The Belt and Road”, and to play the important role of museums, strengthen the cooperation between domestic museums, promote communication and exchanges between Sichuan and Hubei, “The Mystery of Ancient Shu Kingdom – Cultural Relics Unearthed at Sanxingdui Site and Jinsha Site”, co-sponsored by Wuhan Changjiang Civilization Museum, Sanxingdui Museum of Guanghan, Sichuan and Chengdu Jinsha Site Museum will start the cultural exchange journey in Wuhan from January to April 2016.
Changjiang Civilization Museum intensively displays the material civilization, spiritual civilization, social civilization and ecological civilization along the Yangtze River basin, with the function of cultural exchange, civilization heritage and industry updating simultaneously. It acts as a new window of the Yangtze River civilization, a new tourist attraction, a new logo of the city image, a new platform for ecological civilization and industrial development, and a new battle field to safeguard the people’s basic cultural rights.
On Dec. 24, staff from our museum and Changjiang Museum of Cultural Relics participated in the cultural relics check and delivery work in the exhibition. Before starting, staff of both sides first communicated with each other on the work flow. During the process, both sides checked the number and information of cultural relics carefully, confirmed the state of cultural relics, recorded the whole and details and took photo strictly in accordance with the work flow. After being confirmed the completion of check and delivery work by staff of both sides, the cultural relics were packaged by professional cultural relics packaging and transport company and will be transported to Wuhan soon.
The exhibition will display 137 pieces (sets) of cultural relics from Sanxingdui Museum and Jinsha Site Museum, in which 77 pieces and a reproduction of Sun and Immortal Bird are from our museum. In various types such as gold ware, copper ware, jade ware, stone ware and earthenware, these precious cultural relics include the Gold Belt with Bird Head and Fish Pattern the Bronze Tiger, the Jade Cong, the Jade Trapezoidal Ware, the Large Jade Tooth Bi, the Stone Knee Sitting Figure, the Stone Tiger, etc. The 3-month exhibition will be officially opened on Jan. 8, 2016.